Rubella | Risks for Pregnant Women

Rubella, also known as German measles, is a viral infection that can cause birth defects in an unborn baby. It is important for national health that we remain immune to this infection. Rubella is most commonly spread when someone inhales a cough or sneeze from an...

Caesarean Section | Unplanned | Reasons

In a recent study from University of Queensland the statistics on a caesarean section were shared, “Of women who gave birth in Australian hospitals in 2009, around a third (32.6%) had a caesarean section delivery. The caesarean section rate of 42.5% for women in...

Puerperal sepsis – organ disorders

The term sepsis refers  to the presence of pyogenic or other pathogenic organisms and their toxins in tissues or in the blood. Shock is the inability (regardless of the underlying cause) for  the circulatory system to maintain adequate cellular perfusion. Inadequate...